On This Day

Famous People Born in June 1966

  • Jun 1 Greg Schiano, American football coach (College: Rutgers; NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Wyckoff, New Jersey
  • Jun 2 Pedro Guerra, Spanish singer-songwriter, born in Güímar, Tenerife
  • Jun 3 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)
  • Jun 4 Nick Kypreos, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 4 Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano, born in Rome, Italy
  • Jun 4 Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician
  • Jun 5 Bill Spiers, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Jun 6 Angela Cavagna, singer, born in Genoa, Italy
  • Jun 6 Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
  • Jun 6 Sean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
  • Jun 7 Dan Payne, Canadian football tackle (Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders 1989; Toronto Argonauts 1996, 97; B.C. Lions 2000), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Jun 8 Doris Pearson, English singer (5 Star), born in London, England

Person of interestJulianna Margulies

Jun 8 Julianna Margulies, American actress (ER, The Good Wife), born in Spring Valley NY

  • Jun 9 Anthony Martino, CFL punter (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 10 Doug McKeon, NJ, actor (Big Shamus Little Shamus, Centennial)
  • Jun 10 David Platt, English footballer

  • Jun 11 Scott Mellanby, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 11 Tiffany Cohen, American swimmer (2 Olympic golds 1984), born in Culver City, California
  • Jun 13 Thyme Lewis, American actor (Jonah-Days of our Lives), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 13 Grigori Perelman, Russian mathematician (Proof of the Poincaré conjecture), born in Leningrad, RSFSR, Soviet Union
  • Jun 13 Naoki Hattori, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo
  • Jun 14 Ricky Siglar, American NFL tackle (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 14 Rod Stephens, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 14 Traylor Howard, American actress (Joy Byrnes-Boston Common), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Jun 15 Idalis DeLeon, American actress/singer
  • Jun 16 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 16 Randy Barnes, American field athlete (Olympic gold shot put 1996; WR 23.12m), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Jun 17 Clare Look-Jaeger, high jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 17 Fred Barnett, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Gunnison, Mississippi
  • Jun 17 Jason Patric, American actor (Lost Boys, Solar Babies), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 17 Tory Burch, American fashion designer (Tory Burch LLC), born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Bob Kempainen, American marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 18 Doug Bodger, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose), born in Chemainus, British Columbia
  • Jun 18 Kurt Browning, Canadian figure skater (Olympic-5-1994), born in Alberta, Canada
  • Jun 18 Luke Jensen, American tennis player (1993 French Open doubles), born in Grayling, Michigan
  • Jun 18 Sandy Alomar, Puerto Rican catcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico

  • Jun 19 Brian Vander Ark, American singer-songwriter (The Verve Pipe), born in Holland, Michigan
  • Jun 19 Joichi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur
  • Jun 19 Silje Nergaard, Norwegian jazz singer (Tell Me Where You're Going), born in Steinkjer, Norway
  • Jun 21 Nan Woods, actress (1 More Saturday Night)
  • Jun 21 Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist
  • Jun 21 Mancow Muller, American radio personality
  • Jun 21 Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator (Fox News) and 1989 Miss America, born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • Jun 22 Camille Benjamin, tennis star, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 22 Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, English baron/multi-millionaire
  • Jun 22 Meyrick Pringle, South African cricket fast bowler (4 Tests; 17 ODI), born in Adelaide, Cape Province
  • Jun 22 Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Jun 23 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jun 23 Chantal Daucourt, Swiss mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95), born in Bienne, Switzerland
  • Jun 23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel
  • Jun 23 Chico DeBarge, American musician (DeBarge)
  • Jun 23 Richie Ren, Taiwanese actor (Breaking News, Life Without Principle), born in Changhua, Taiwan
  • Jun 24 Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (The Unbelievable Truth), born in Queens, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jun 25 Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese-American NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets), born in Leopoldville, Congo
  • Jun 26 Kirk McLean, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 26 Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 27 Jeff Conine, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jun 27 Mercedes Paz, Argentine tennis star (1990 Strasbourg), born in Tucumán, Argentina
  • Jun 27 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

Jun 27 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
  • Jun 27 Giambattista Valli, Italian fashion designer, born in Rome, Italy
  • Jun 28 Andrew Lang, American NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Jun 28 John Cusack, American actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 28 Mary Stuart Masterson, American actress (Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 29 John Part, Canadian darts player and commentator (PDC World Champion 2003, 08), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestMike Tyson

Jun 30 Mike Tyson, American boxer (youngest ever heavyweight champion 1986-90, 20 years, 4 months, 22 days), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Jun 30 Louie Aguiar, American NFL punter (KC Chiefs), born in Livermore, California
  • Jun 30 Marton Csokas, New Zealand actor (Guy de Lusignan-Kingdom of Heaven), born in Invercargill, New Zealand

About June 1966

How Old? 54 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)